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Exuviaella lima (Ehrenberg) Bütschli 1885

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Prorocentrales
Family Prorocentraceae
Genus Exuviaella

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Exuviaella lima (Ehrenberg) Bütschli
Marine sample, Alboran Sea; Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, stitched in Photoshop. 08 May 2020. Forbes Pettigrew. © Forbes Pettigrew .

Exuviaella lima (Ehrenberg) Bütschli
Estepona, Malaga province, Spain; Imaged with a Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 45µm length, stacked in Photoshop, Marine sample, Alboran Sea.. 01 Aug 2019. Forbes Pettigrew. © Forbes Pettigrew .

Exuviaella lima (Ehrenberg) Bütschli
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Navicula rotunda Hustedt

Prorocentrum lima (Ehrenberg) F.Stein Marine sample, Alboran Sea; Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, stitched in Photoshop
© Forbes Pettigrew

Publication details
Exuviaella lima (Ehrenberg) Bütschli 1885: pl. 51: fig. 2 a-c [legend]

Published in: Bütschli, O. (1885). [Atlas pls XXXIX-LV]. In: Dr. H.G. Bronn's Klassen und Ordnungen des Thier-Reichs, wissenschaftlich dargestellt in Wort und Bild. ( Eds) Leipzig & Heidelberg: C.F. Winter'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Exuviaella is Exuviaella marina Cienkowski.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prorocentrum lima (Ehrenberg) F.Stein

Basionym
Cryptomonas lima Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Sorrento, Bay of Naples (Nagahama et al. 2011: 186). Lectotype: Ehrenberg 1873, fig. 25: (Nagahama et al. 2011: 186). Notes: Nagahama et al. (2011: 186) designate an epitype: Sorrento, Bay of Naples, Italy, 11 July 2004, Y. Nagahama, in Nagahama & Fukuyo 2005, fig. 2A.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), file (carpenter's tool).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Xanthodiscus lauterbachii Schewiakoff 1893

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Nagahama, Y., Murray, S., Tomaru, A. & Fukuyo, Y. (2011). Species boundaries in the toxic dinoflagellate Prorocentrum lima (Dinophyceae, Prorocentrales), based on morphological and phylogenetic characters. Journal of Phycology 47(1): 178-189.

Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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McLachlan, J.L., Boalch, G.T. & Jahn, R. (1997). Reinstatement of the genus Exuviaella (Dinophyceae, Prorocentrophycidae) and an assessment of Prorocentrum lima. Phycologia 36: 38-46, 3 figs.

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